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 (nŏks′vĭl′, -vəl)
A city of eastern Tennessee on the Tennessee River northeast of Chattanooga. Settled c. 1785, it twice served as the state capital (1796-1812, 1817-1819) and is the seat of the University of Tennessee (established 1794).


(Placename) an industrial city in E Tennessee, on the Tennessee River: state capital (1796–1812; 1817–19). Pop: 173 278 (2003 est)


(ˈnɒks vɪl)

a city in E Tennessee, on the Tennessee River. 167,535.
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Noun1.Knoxville - a city in eastern Tennessee on the Tennessee RiverKnoxville - a city in eastern Tennessee on the Tennessee River
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
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After Knoxville College (KC) lost its accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in 1997, the college has struggled financially, and student enrollment began to decline to the point that only 11 students were enrolled at the time of the school's closing in May 2015.
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